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PBS
Aug 21, 2011 10:00am PDT
months ago when i really decided i do want to get married. >> how about you, steve, what's your excuse? >> well, beyond the obvious or -- >> steve archibald is 28, has a master's in accounting. >> there's definitely a lot of pressure to get married, but at the same time there's not pressure to rush into any kind of decision. we can all say that we're looking. we're doing our best to try and find the potential "10" out there. >> one high church leader suggested that in looking for a mate, young mormons like steve should stop reaching for a "10." >> it's my job as bishop is to bring a little reality on this, that what they thought they were going to marry probably never did exist. you know, people have faults. some might be a little overweight, some might be losing their hair, and that doesn't mean that they are not a fantastic person. >> this is an annual social event in washington for single mormons aged 31-55. washington may not be the hub of the church, but there are between 50,000 and 70,000 members living in the area, the largest concentration east of the mississippi. for women in
PBS
Aug 7, 2011 10:00am PDT
as well. >> reporter: one remedy championed by steve forbes in his run for the presidencyn 1996 is a flat tax -- 17% across the board, scrapping the current complicated and loophole-laden irs code. the flat tax may have antecedents in the religious tradition of tithing, where each person gives the same percentage regardless of income. >> well, i think a flat tax would for sure be more efficient, and i think the strongest argument in favor of a flat tax is the efficiency. >> reporter: many economists, like harvard's greg mankiw, say the government should rely less on taxing income and more on a value-added tax on consumer goods, a form of flat tax found in much of europe. >> a consumption tax rather than an income tax. it doesn't tax savings. if i earn money and put it in the bank it doesn't get taxed until i take it out and spend it on something i buy. consumption is you're enjoying and also saving is a part of economic growth. if we exempt saving until later consumed it will promote economic growth. there's a strong case to be made for using consumption for the basis of consun shom. >> r
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